• Smucker’s statement after House Budget Committee passes budget for ’19

    House Budget Committee Passes FY19 Budget Resolution   U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker  issued the following statement after the House Budget Committee passed the budget for fiscal year 2019, Budget for a Brighter American Future, by a vote...

    • Posted June 22, 2018
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  • Concerts by the Creek offers two-fers for 2018

      By Dick Wanner There’s a little something different about this year’s Concerts by the Creek at Grater Memorial Park. Now 11 years into its run, the summer concert series, sponsored by the Ephrata Public Library, has...

    • Posted June 22, 2018
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  • The Review and Record win 13 state awards

    The staff of the The Ephrata Review and its sister newspaper, Lititz Record Express, won 13 Keystone Press Awards for journalistic excellence. Winners from the Lititz Record, announced in April from a statewide journalism contest for work...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Ephrata limits tax hike to 1.5%

    Board also approves new administrators With the school board’s unanimous approval of the 2018-2019 Ephrata Area School District’s $67 million budget Monday evening, residents will see an increase of 1.5 percent in real estate taxes, resulting in...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Historic Clay house gets dramatic renovation

    Carl Hursh examined the old engraving of the brick home that housed generations of families and an 1800s dry goods business and is now experiencing yet another transformation into his newest store. A large, silver mailbox out...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Purple pride reigns

    But weather holds for a near-perfect night at War Memorial as Ephrata says good-bye to 298 seniors Clear skies held throughout the evening for the 123rd commencement of the 298 seniors of Ephrata Area School District at...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • New arcade will be a blast from the past

    Keep the change in the piggy banks, folks, because Ephrata has a brand new arcade and museum coming later this year, and there are no coins required for optimal all-day game play! Yes, you did read that...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • But most of all, he loved to ride

    Grace Point Motorcycle Sunday honors memory of Steven Andriani When Steven Andriani graduated from Ephrata High School in June 2016, he was like any other high school graduate. He had a girlfriend, a fun job, big plans...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • Ruling the roost

    Trees near the main entrances of WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital have long been the chosen rookery of rare yellow-crowned night herons, but lately have been drawing more and more crowds of interested onlookers. Here, photographer Travis Boyd...

    • Posted June 7, 2018
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  • EHS names valedictorian, salutatorians

      Four members of the Class of 2018 will be the featured speakers at Ephrata High School’s 123rd commencement exercises on Wednesday, June 6. Anne Sensenig, valedictorian, and two co-salutatorians, Seth Bollinger and Ashton Weaver, will be...

    • Posted June 7, 2018
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